'I wish Roger Federer a speedy recovery', says former Top 10

“I wish Roger Federer a speedy recovery,” says the former Top 10

Unfortunately, important news about Roger Federer’s physical condition has arrived in a negative sense. After the illusion was revived yesterday with the announcement that he would be returning to the courts for the ATP 500 in Basel – scheduled for October 22-30 – new and major doubts have emerged today about his return to the circuit, the seem to be retarding again.

According to a report by Simon Graf, a journalist for the Swiss newspaper Tages Anzeiger, Federer’s presence at the upcoming Laver Cup is in serious jeopardy. The friendly tournament, to be played from September 23-25, is the scenario the Swiss chose months ago to jump back onto the pitch but his knee seems to continue to cause him more problems than expected.

Journalist Simon Graf has revealed that rumors surrounding Roger Federer are that he got fluid in his right knee again in the summer, which became infected again. Therefore, his rehabilitation has suffered another setback, and as such, great doubts remain about his return.

In addition, the Tagesanzeiger Kugelstifter reported on the training sessions that the Swiss champion has carried out in recent months with his friend, former Swiss tennis player Ivo Heuberger. However, according to Graf, the intensity of the work was not what one would expect from someone whose return to racing is very close.

For his part, Roger Federer has repeatedly stated that he wants to be the one who decides when and where he retires and this will definitely be on a tennis court. “How, where and what, I don’t know yet, but I’m sure.

My intention is to play in 2023 and I’m excited. The next three or four months will be very important, »said Federer at the opening of a children’s playground in Emmen.

Berrettini pays tribute to Federer

Matteo Berrettini expressed his desire to have Roger Federer back on tour and to play against him at least one more time.

“The reason I’m here now is because of Roger. He was my idol growing up. I cheered for him. So I really really want him back,” he revealed. “I think (he) was great, is still great for tennis. He even took tennis to a higher level just for the things he did on and off court.

Like Serena I guess unique you know?” he added. “I really wish him a speedy recovery, whatever he does to get back. Yes, I wish I could play him again,” he said.

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